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2024 Rabbit Run Wales

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About
The Rabbit Run is a stunning trail race that offers the unique opportunity to run on the private grounds of the Merthyr Mawr Estate. Set on the South Wales coast, the Merthyr Mawr Warren National Nature Reserve is a haven for wildlife and a trail-running paradise. The race takes in stunning trails, hills, valleys, a river crossing, and the chance to experience a tumble down the Big Dipper, the highest sand dune in Wales.
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Junior Races, Rabbit Run and Beer Mile Trail Championships
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Calendar
Sat, 20 Jul 2024
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Merthyr Mawr, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend CF32 0LS, UK
Start times
Saturday, 20 Jul 2024
Junior Races: 3:00 pmRabbit Run: 4:00 pmBeer Mile Trail Championships: 6:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for 2024 Rabbit Run Wales
Rabbit Run
Distance
12km
Junior Races
Distance
2km
Beer Mile Trail Championships
Distance
1mi
Route information
Rabbit Run Wales is a stunning trail race set within the private grounds of the Merthyr Mawr Estate. With a 12k trail race, junior and fun runs and a beer mile championships, this event offers something for everyone.
Rabbit Run:
The main event is 12k (approx. 7.5 miles) of hills, valleys, sand dunes and even a river crossing to get your feet wet before you cross the finish line! ​ Much of the course is ran on the private Merthyr Mawr Estate so you should not attempt to run the route outside of the event, for the sake of privacy and the protection of wildlife. Please stick to the marked route during the event.
You can find the GPX here.ExternalLink
Junior Races:
The Bunny Family Fun Run is a 2k (approx) run aimed at children 6 - 11 years old. It is a flat run on pastureland alongside the River Ogmore. Parents are allowed to accompany their youngsters if they wish.
The Double Bunny Run is a 4k (approx) run aimed at 11 - 17 year olds. This will be two laps of the Bunny Fun Run route.
The Toddler Dash is a 100m course for under 5's. Parents are welcome to run alongside their children.
Beer Mile:
The Beer Mile Championships is a fun event for anyone to take part in. The race will be split into waves with the option to complete a Beer/Cider or Prosecco Mile. There will be a drink station every 400m.
There is also a beer mile relay option, with teams of 4, each person completing 400m each (relay teams need to only enter one person, who indicates they are a relay team and not an individual. Please note that relay entry does not include an after race drink and hot dog).
What's included
  • Finisher t-shirt (Rabbit Run finishers only)
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd boy and girl finishers in the Bunny Family Fun Run and Double Bunny Run
  • After race hot dog and drink for Beer Mile finishers
  • Fun event village
  • Free parking
  • Stunning route on private land
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How to get there
Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend CF32 0LS, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available at race HQ.
Event day logistics
15:00 Bunny Family Fun Run starts
15:30 Double Bunny Run starts
15:55 Toddler Dash starts
16:00 Rabbit Run starts
18:00 Beer Mile starts
19:00 Rabbit Run cut-off time
Age Requirements
- All runners in the Rabbit Run must be aged 17 or older on race day
- The Bunny Family Fun Run is open to children aged 6 - 11 on race day
- The Double Bunny Run is open to those aged 11 - 17 year olds on race day
- The Toddler Dash is for under 5's
- All runners in the Beer Mile must be aged 18 or older on race day
Registration
Number pick up will be on the day of the event from the event hub. You will be required to show proof of identity or your confirmation email.
Baggage Drop
Each runner will be able to store a bag. The location of the bag storage facilities will be in your allotted pen.
FAQs
When will I receive my race number for the 2024 Rabbit Run Wales?
You will need to pick up your race number from registration on the day of the event.
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Can I enter the Beer Run as a team at 2024 Rabbit Run Wales?
Yes! You can select to run as an individual or team of 4 in the checkout flow. Only one person from each team needs to register.
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